Pierre Legrand

Distinguished Visiting Professor of Law

  • PhD, 1999, Université Panthéon-Sorbonne
  • PhD, 1993, Lancaster University
  • M Litt, 1986, University of Oxford
  • DEA, 1985, Université Panthéon-Sorbonne
  • LLB & BCL, 1982, McGill University

Professional Experience

Legrand teaches law at the Sorbonne, whose postgraduate degree in globalization and legal pluralism he long directed. Legrand is also a recurrent visitor at Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law. In addition, he lectures every summer on the University of Cambridge’s course in English Legal Methods.

Honors and Affiliations

Legrand was a Rhodes Scholar at the University of Oxford. For many years, he gave the seminar in comparative law on the University of Melbourne Law School’s postgraduate program while teaching comparative law repeatedly for undergraduates in Romania and Brazil. Legrand has held formal visiting professorships at the University of Toronto, the China University of Political Science and Law in Beijing, the University of Copenhagen, the Georgetown University Law Center, and the National University of Singapore.